• Cedar Breaks amphitheater

    Cedar Breaks

    National Monument Utah

Wildflowers

wildflowers
Courtesy of Paula Hamilton
 

Below is a list of the common types of wildflowers found at Cedar Breaks. To learn more about each of these individual wildflowers, click here. Download our wildflower brochure for additional information.

American Bistort (Polygonum bistortoides)

Aspen Bluebells (Mertensia arizonica)

Blue Flax (Linum lewisii)

Cedar Breaks Gilia (Ipomopsis tridactyla)

Colorado Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea)

Cushion Phlox (Phlox pulvinata)

Elephanthead (Pedicularis groenlandica)

Elkweed (Frasera speciosa)

Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium)

Heart Bittercress (Cardamine cordifolia)

Heartleaf Arnica (Arnica cordifolia)

Little Sunflower (Helianthella uniflora)

Markagunt Penstemon (Penstemon leiophyllus)

Marsh Marigold (Caltha leptosepala)

Meadow Gentian (Gentianopsis detonsa)

Monkshood (Aconitum columbianum)

Mountain Deathcamas (Zigadenus elegans)

Orange Sneezeweed (Dugaldia hoopesii)

Panguitch Buckwheat (Eriogonum panguicense)

Parry Primrose (Primula parryi)

Plantain Leafbutter (Ranunculus alismifolius)

Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Red Elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)

Richard Geranium (Geranium richardsonii)

Rydberg Penstemon (Penstemon rydbergii)

Scarlet Paintbrush (Castilleja parvula)

Shooting Star (Dodecatheon pulchellum)

Showy Goldeneye (Viguiera multiflora)

Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa)

Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus)

Southern Ligusticum (Ligusticum porteri)

Subalpine Larkspur (Delphinium occidentale)

Sulphur Buckwheat (Eriogonum umbellatum)

Yellow Evening Primrose (Oenothera flava)

Did You Know?

Bristlecone Pine

The oldest trees in Cedar Breaks National Monument are the Bristlecone Pine. One Bristlecone is over 1,600 years old. You can view this tree on the Spectra Point Trail.